“A discerning counsellor who is the trusted partner of numerous pioneers, from start-ups to research institutions and Fortune 500 companies.” – IAM Patent 1000 2017
Raymond A. Miller is a partner and member of the Leadership Team of the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Pittsburgh office. A registered patent attorney, Mr. Miller focuses his practice on identifying, protecting, securing and maximizing the value of clients’ intellectual property. Mr. Miller is a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee and was previously co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department.
Mr. Miller’s clients include universities, research institutes and businesses ranging from idea stage through Fortune 500 companies, as well as other organizations and individuals involved in basic research and technology transfer. He has represented Ivy League universities, research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, consumer products companies, manufacturing companies, computer software developers and R&D contractors. His practice includes both prosecution and transactional IP, including acquiring and licensing patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, as well as litigation.
Mr. Miller’s practice includes an array of chemical, medical, pharmaceutical, mechanical, environmental and business method fields. While he is particularly adept at handling technologies in the life sciences, he also is proficient in areas of material sciences, metallurgy, thin-film technology, specialty chemicals, polymer chemistry, nanotechnology and cosmetics.
Mr. Miller is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association of University Technology Managers, Inc. and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He has written and presented numerous scientific and legal publications.